Operations managers make the business processes of their organizations—from sourcing raw materials to production and distribution—clutter free.
We got an email from a commanding officer in the Indian Navy, with a request on behalf of retired military veterans (‘vets’). Here’s a gist of what he said: In the western world, the military veteran network is very strong. They have good websites, channels and consulting services for veterans. In contrast, our Indian … Read more
In business school jargon, ‘feeder’ or ‘target’ programs are those that you can target to get into specific industries such as investment banking, consulting, technology or any other sector you may have in mind. In contrast, non-target or non-feeder schools are those that aren’t considered primarily for their focus on a particular sector you’re targeting. … Read more
The typical approach for many MBA aspirants is to jump right into the application process, without getting the foundation in place first. This includes addressing questions related to the need/relevance of an MBA degree as well as career planning after graduating. Very few MBA aspirants, such as Sanjeet Kathuria, see the value in taking up … Read more
Millions of professionals across the world are stuck in the wrong careers, doing work they were never meant to do. No wonder so many enroll in MBA programs, hoping it’ll get them out of misery. But unless you know what’s the right career after an MBA, there’s always the possibility of getting stuck in another … Read more
At first glance, private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) firms look alike: they both represent firms that invest in companies and exit when the time is ripe and they can make good returns. But there are differences – they buy stakes in companies of different types and sizes, make different levels of investments, and … Read more
Higher education can be your path to riches, but only if you choose your major carefully. If you don’t, an undergraduate or postgraduate degree will earn you only as much as a high-school diploma. Not all majors are created equal. But what makes one “rich,” what salary or income one should earn to deserve that … Read more
What do the terms “sell-side” and “buy-side” mean in the world of finance? Let’s try to demystify them. Difference between sell-side and buy-side What does a sell-side firm do? The sell-side comprises professionals who represent companies that need to raise capital by selling securities. Sell-side institutions include investment banking and commercial banking firms, … Read more
Of the top-five most-attractive employers for business graduates, three are tech firms, according to a survey conducted by Universum in 2017. Google is at the top, Apple is at No. 3, and Amazon at No. 5.
Private equity (PE) is often described as an exclusive club that accepts only former investment bankers, strategy consultants, and top b-school graduates as members. That’s not the case always. PE also offers grads and undergrads, engineers and accountants serious consideration and engaging and gainful careers. Here we map the routes to PE careers and career … Read more
The last big economic crisis has forced people to reevaluate their career choices and ask themselves whether their current jobs would assure them of a stable income until retirement. Many who see trouble round the corner for their jobs or industries find that learning technology skills is the solution. Meanwhile, more and more young people … Read more
“Private equity” comprises investors and funds that put in millions or billions of dollars for the acquisition of stake in companies that are in need of capital and restructuring, that are already bringing in revenue, and that can be made more profitable. These investments are not noted in a public exchange. Private Equity (PE) firms … Read more